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Richard COOPER

Regimental number6496
Date of birth--/11/1885
AddressThane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs A M Davidson, Thane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 2nd Div Train.
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: 2nd Div Train.
Promotion date: 7 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

Military Medal (Altered to Mention in Despatches)

Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 26 February 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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